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‘World Stroke Day’ seminars and fete games

‘WeRISE’ Support Action for Families of Stroke Patients organized by the Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, is committed to supporting families of stroke patients and helping them reintegrate into the community. On 27 October 2018 (Sat) ‘WeRISE’ will hold the ‘World Stroke Day’ seminar and fete games. Dr Vivian W.Q. Lou, director of Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong, along with neurologists, occupational therapists and language therapists will share their knowledge on stroke and family care. If you are interested in the talk, please sign up to the desired seminar according to the topics below. Free admission until vacancies last.

‘World Stroke Day’ Seminars and Fete Games

Date: 27 October 2018 (Sat)

Time: 10:00-16:00

Language: Cantonese

Seminar 1: Support for Families of Stroke Patients

Speaker: Dr Vivian W.Q. Lou, Director of Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong

Time: 10:00-10:45

Seminar 2: Post-Stroke Cognitive Training

Speaker: Dr Kenneth N. K. Fong, Associate Professor of Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Time: 11:00-11:45

Seminar 3: Stroke and Swallowing

Speaker: Dr Karen Chan, Director of Swallowing Research Laboratory, HKU

Time: 13:15-14:00

Seminar 4: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention of Stroke

Speaker: Dr Gary K. K. Lau, Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU.

Time: 14:30-15:15

Online registration ended at 12:00 on 24 October 2018. There are a few vacancies for onsite registration on the event day.

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